Virtual Symposium on EU Investment Screening

You are warmly invited to attend an online symposium on Investment Screening in the European Union, to be webcast live on 29 April 2020, 14:00-17:00 CET, and 30 April 2020, 10:00-13:00 CET. The event is organized in cooperation with the European Commission and stakeholders from business, private practice, and academia as part of the CELIS initiative. It is hosted by Steffen Hindelang (University of Southern Denmark) and Jens Hillebrand Pohl (Academy of European Law / Maastricht University). Please kindly see the attached programme and for more information.

The purpose of this ‘virtual symposium’ is to provide uniform practical training and analysis on the application and implications of the new EU Investment Screening Regulation 2019/452, before it becomes fully applicable on 11 October 2020. Invitations are extended to investment screening authorities and investment protection agencies of the Member States. The event is not open to the public.

We would be glad if you could also circulate our invitation to interested persons in your institution. Participation is free and by invitation only, but registration is required. Please send an email to: (cc.).

For your information, we are also organizing a high-level conference on Investment Screening in Brussels on 12-13 November 2020. More information, including programme and how to register, is available here:

We are looking forward to your response. If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact us.

Best regards,

Steffen Hindelang and Jens Hillebrand Pohl